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Alabama K-12 public and private schools now have the option to receive asymptomatic COVID-19 testing, high-efficiency particulate — or HEPA —air purifiers, over-the-counter test kits, on-site liaisons and more through the UAB School of Public Health program.
Owsley and McGwin will lead three data collection sites in the collection of data to inform machine learning approaches to provide critical insights into the endemic condition Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
A(MEND) will feature a discussion of quilting as it relates to social change advocacy, followed by a sewing session.
UAB is participating in a multi-center clinical trial that will dig deeper into the connection between hypertension and salt intake.
Noninvasive ventilation is possible in infants at limits of viability. But unlike in slightly older preterm infants, noninvasive ventilation did not show an advantage in infants of 22 weeks-0 days to 23 weeks-6 days gestational age.
Results published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease show patients with one cancer diagnosis were less likely to develop dementia and had an overall slower cognitive decline than patients with no history of cancer.  
Car seats are documented to reduce injuries and deaths in children but are effective only if installed and used properly.
Gargya Malla, M.D., Ph.D., used the UAB REGARDS study to evaluate the effect of living in a disadvantaged area on heart failure risk. She was awarded second place in a data challenge hosted by the American Heart Association® and the Association of Black Cardiologists.
The World Refugee Day Simulation offers an immersive experience and concrete steps to take action. UAB graduate student Agok Ayuen, who grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya and is now training in the School of Public Health, is helping to organize the event.
In honor of Pride Month, Sarah MacCarthy, Sc.D., the first Magic City LGBTQ Health Studies Endowed Professor, reflects on the ongoing need for health equity for LGBTQ communities, why addressing LGBTQ health is good for everyone and her goals for the future.
Five UAB experts provide advice on getting started, finding a group, staying motivated and coping with weather. Plus: how to run a successful walking meeting.
UAB graduate and Tuskegee University Professor David McKenzie, DVM, Ph.D., requested the supplies as part of his service as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Vacuuming, mopping, walking a pet or playing catch may be enough activity to avoid a stroke, according to a national study published in JAMA Network Online.
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